Thursday, 27 February 2014 21:57

FinishMaster Acquires Metro Paint Supplies Group

Uni-Select, Inc. announced that its subsidiary, FinishMaster, Inc., completed the acquisition of the assets of Metro Paint Supplies Group, which includes the assets of Metro Paint Supplies, Inc., Midwest Refinishings Supply, Inc., and Automotive Coatings and Equipment, LLC. This acquisition will increase the FinishMaster presence in both the Illinois and Colorado markets. The Metro Paint Supplies Group has served automotive and industrial customers in the Midwest since 1951, operating three stores and one warehouse in the Chicago, IL metropolitan area and additional stores in Denver and Colorado Springs, CO. The transaction will broaden the FinishMaster product offering in Colorado through gained distribution rights of additional product lines. “We are pleased to welcome the Metro Paint Supplies Group to FinishMaster. This team has a strong tradition of providing great value to their customers, and that tradition will continue after the acquisition. We are proud to continue the legacy that Bill Weiss started over 25 years ago and are fortunate to add talented, experienced people to the FinishMaster team,” stated Steve Arndt, president and COO.

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